Albany - Extreme Daily Snowfall for Each Year





Here's a list of yearly records for the heaviest snowfalls and snowiest days in Albany, New York. The information easily answers questions such as: How much snow fell in a day during the biggest snowstorm of 2018? When was the last time Albany got more than one-and-a-half feet of snow in a single day?

This page gives the highest daily snowfall of each year in Albany and the date it occurred. If a date has a plus sign beside it that means the same amount of snow also fell on at least one other day earlier in the year.

These records go back to 1922. Since then, the most amount of snow to land in one day at Albany is 22.0 inches (55.9 centimetres) on March 13, 1993.

Since 1939 the snowfall extremes were observed at Albany International Airport. Before then, the weather station was in downtown Albany.

Most snow to fall in one day during recent years in Albany
Inches Date Centi­metres
11.9 March 02, 2018 30.2
17.0 March 14, 2017 43.2
4.3 April 04, 2016 10.9
11.9 February 02, 2015 30.2
10.4 February 05, 2014 26.4
6.5 December 14, 2013 + 16.5
4.9 December 27, 2012 12.4
12.8 January 12, 2011 32.5
6.4 February 23, 2010 16.3
Highest daily snowfall recorded at Albany each year
Inches Date Centi­metres
7.3 December 09, 2009 18.5
7.8 December 19, 2008 19.8
16.3 February 14, 2007 41.4
5.2 January 23, 2006 13.2
10.7 March 01, 2005 27.2
7.0 March 16, 2004 17.8
12.5 December 06, 2003 31.8
19.2 December 25, 2002 48.8
8.4 March 06, 2001 21.3
13.3 April 09, 2000 33.8
9.0 January 14, 1999 22.9
4.8 January 23, 1998 12.2
14.6 March 31, 1997 37.1
1996
13.3 February 04, 1995 33.8
10.9 March 03, 1994 + 27.7
22.0 March 13, 1993 55.9
4.3 December 12, 1992 10.9
6.8 January 11, 1991 17.3
8.3 January 29, 1990 21.1
3.3 March 24, 1989 8.4
13.5 February 12, 1988 34.3
12.9 January 22, 1987 32.8
8.4 December 18, 1986 21.3
6.5 March 04, 1985 16.5
13.4 March 13, 1984 34.0
13.4 January 15, 1983 34.0
17.3 April 06, 1982 43.9
9.5 December 16, 1981 24.1
9.0 November 18, 1980 22.9
5.3 April 09, 1979 13.5
11.8 December 25, 1978 30.0
11.2 February 20, 1977 28.4
9.3 March 16, 1976 23.6
8.4 December 20, 1975 21.3
9.8 April 09, 1974 24.9
9.4 December 17, 1973 23.9
14.4 November 14, 1972 36.6
21.8 November 25, 1971 55.4
11.1 December 17, 1970 28.2
13.9 December 26, 1969 35.3
8.2 December 15, 1968 20.8
10.3 March 07, 1967 26.2
16.8 February 25, 1966 42.7
5.8 January 23, 1965 14.7
13.1 January 13, 1964 33.3
10.6 January 23, 1963 26.9
11.0 February 14, 1962 27.9
10.1 February 04, 1961 25.7
6.3 March 03, 1960 16.0
12.1 March 12, 1959 30.7
17.3 February 16, 1958 43.9
5.7 March 09, 1957 14.5
13.4 March 16, 1956 34.0
5.5 February 11, 1955 14.0
9.8 January 06, 1954 24.9
9.9 January 09, 1953 25.1
10.4 February 17, 1952 26.4
5.7 December 14, 1951 14.5
11.5 February 14, 1950 29.2
8.5 January 26, 1949 21.6
9.7 February 28, 1948 24.6
9.5 December 26, 1947 24.1
10.3 February 20, 1946 26.2
15.1 January 16, 1945 38.4
9.6 January 06, 1944 24.4
9.1 November 22, 1943 23.1
7.3 January 04, 1942 18.5
6.8 January 24, 1941 17.3
7.8 February 14, 1940 19.8
9.8 January 30, 1939 24.9
7.0 January 01, 1938 17.8
7.7 March 16, 1937 19.6
7.0 January 19, 1936 17.8
8.0 January 01, 1935 20.3
8.8 February 20, 1934 22.4
9.6 February 11, 1933 24.4
14.0 March 28, 1932 35.6
7.0 January 19, 1931 17.8
6.0 January 18, 1930 15.2
11.0 February 21, 1929 27.9
7.0 March 18, 1928 17.8
8.0 January 15, 1927 20.3
15.5 February 04, 1926 39.4
9.9 January 30, 1925 25.1
8.5 February 20, 1924 21.6
9.5 November 25, 1923 24.1
8.0 January 11, 1922 20.3
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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